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CBS
Feb 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
last year. mu 80% were shootings. gun violence will be on the agenda for president obama's state of the union address this tuesday night. garr keefe white house correspondent major garrett joins us now. major, how hard do you expectident to the president to push his case for gun control? >> reporter: well, he'll push it, jim, but the president will use the state of the union the address to talk about more things like the economy, expanding economic growth, and expandin increasing jobs for american people. gun control will be mentioned,tion but it won't be emphasized. emphasi economic news is still mixed and is the president's approval ratings have dipped a bit recently. the white house knows americans are focused first and foremoste on jobs, and that issue has been on the backburner as the president almost exclusively in the early part of his second term has focused on gun control and immigration reform.io >> gun control is a broad topic. how specific do you expect himc. to be tuesday night?pe >> reporter: we're told, jim the president will talk about>> r the three priorities he has
CBS
Feb 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
] learn from my story. >> jeff: president obama delivers his state of the union address to a joint session of congress tuesday night. administration sources are signaling the speech will focus on the economy and job creation. a white house spokesman called today for quick senate confirmation of the nominees for cia director and defense secretary saying any delay would be quote, playing politics. that statement followed republican senator lindsay graham's vow on face the nation to block the nominations of john brennan and chuck hagel pending more answers on the attacks in benghazi last september. >> i don't think we should allow brennan to go forward for the cia directorship hagel to be confirmed as secretary of defense until the white house gives us an accounting. >> jeff: there are still 102,000 coalition troops in afghanistan. and today marked a change of command for them. marine general john all when who is in line to become nato's supreme european commander passed the baton to marine general joseph dunford in a ceremony at coalition headquarters in kabul. dharlie-- charlie d'ag
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 6:30pm EST
american troops fighting in afghanistan. shortly, president obama will leave the white house and head here to the capitol where he will make the afghan announcement as part of the state of the union address a new cbs news poll out tonight finds the president's job approval rating at 52%, but he gets poor grades on his handling of the economy, while 45% approve of the job he's doing, 49% disapprove, which is why the economy, with unemployment at 7.9%, will get a lot of attention tonight. major garrett is at the white house for us tonight. major? >> reporter: scott, democrats briefed by the white house tell us there will be specific new ideas from president obama, some he's never proposed before to increase wages and boost federal investment in manufacturing research. there will be other initiatives as well and we are told the president will make it clear to congress if it doesn't act he is prepared-- at least in some cases-- to use executive authority. the president's speech will begin and wednesday a focus on the economy. in one excerpt, mr. obama will say "everyday we should a a
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